Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch


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in London, The United Kingdom
July 19, 1976

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Benedict Timothy Carlton Cumberbatch (born 19 July 1976) is an English film, television, theatre and voice actor.

His most acclaimed roles include Stephen Hawking in the BBC drama Hawking (2004), Victor Frankenstein and his creature in Danny Boyle's stage adaptation of Frankenstein (2011) at the Royal National Theatre, Sherlock Holmes in the BBC/PBS series Sherlock, Peter Guillam in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), Christopher Tietjens in the BBC/HBO miniseries Parade's End (2013), Khan Noonien Singh in Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) and Smaug the dragon through voice and motion capture in Peter Jackson's The Hobbit trilogy.
Cumberbatch stars in the upcoming historical drama film, The Imitation Game (2014) as wartime cryptographer Alan Turin
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“I can feel infinitely alive curled up on the sofa reading a book.”
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“Because reading is one of the joys of life, and once you begin, you can't stop, and you've got so many stories to look forward to.”
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“The further you get away from yourself, the more challenging it is. Not to be in your comfort zone is great fun.”
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